Nourish Your Career Interview

Career Tips Blog

Listen in as Stevie is interviewed by Shahrzad Arasteh, a holistic career counselor out of Baltimore, Maryland. Shahrzad brought many career development experts together in a unique project to create the book Nourish Your Career. Check out her website at to hear top tips from other featured contributors to the book as well. Audio accomplishments journaling networking personal brand personal power portfolio strengths

How Does Emotional Intelligence Affect Your Career? [INFOGRAPHIC]

The Undercover Recruiter

University of Maryland answer that below. Emotional IQ is determined by the level of your emotional intelligence, and can be a major factor in your career. How important is it? Takeaways: Managers especially can benefit from high emotional intelligence.

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The Top Cities in America for Women in Business

Ms. Career Girl

With a population of over 620,000, Baltimore is the largest city in Maryland, and benefits from being centrally located around other thriving metropolitan areas, such as New York City, Washington D.C.,

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The Social Media Interview, what Employers and Employees should know

Resume Bear

MSNBC’s Bob Sullivan reports applicants to the Maryland Department of Corrections have been asked to log onto their social media accounts while the interviewer observes; thus making wall posts, friends and pictures, normally private, viewable by a potential employer. By Pedram Tabibi.

Life and Jobs Matter for Women Ex-Offenders

Competitive Resumes

She has received the Excellence Award from the Montgomery County Department of Correction & Rehabilitation and the Montgomery County Maryland’s Diversity Award.

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Bad Credit No Longer a Problem in Job Hunts

Resume Bear

California joins Connecticut, Illinois, Hawaii, Oregon, Maryland and Washington that have similar laws. Your credit history can keep you from getting a job. For years employers have been pulling credit reports as part of the background check of potential job applicants.

“Can employers require medical information from job applicants?”

Sklover Working Wisdom

For example, Maryland has a law that prohibits requiring a job applicant to provide information regarding a medical condition. Maryland Ann. Question : I work as an Employment Specialist in Ohio coaching a wide range of job seekers on their job search strategies. More and more people are asking me about being asked by prospective employers to provide them with a release to obtain medical histories and files on the actual job application. Is this legal?

should I take the University of Phoenix off my resume?

Ask A Manager

I’ve actually gone back to school – University of Maryland this time – for an MS in Accounting. A reader writes: I’ve got an MBA from University of Phoenix and at first I was really proud of it. I’d worked really hard to get through the corporate finance classes. Marketing, management, human resources…it all seemed pretty standard stuff for an MBA, only with no PowerPoint presentations since everything was online.

Entrepreneurs Who Changed the Market

Resume Bear

Before starting the multinational Internet and software corporation with Larry Page, Brin was a student at the University of Maryland, studying mathematics and computer science. Starting a business is hard work, but making it successful is a whole other challenge.

Best and Worst Cities for Job Seekers | Resumebear Online Resume

Resume Bear

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Get the VIP Treatment at #SHRM15 with Our Conference Party Guide


Make sure to download our 2015 Guide to Las Vegas and the SHRM Annual Conference Whitepaper while you’re waiting for the VIP Party Guide to launch! . Get the Inside Scoop at the SHRM Annual Conference in Las Vegas!

7 Internship Search Tips for College Athletes


As an example, Aziz Abdur-Ra’oof is the Director of Student Welfare and Career Development at the University of Maryland. Aziz’s role at Maryland supports all athletes. Athletes often have a challenging time fitting in an internship along with college classes and daily sports practices.

Get the VIP Treatment at #HRTechConf & #IAEWSLasVegas


GET THE INSIDE SCOOP AT THE 2015 HR TECHNOLOGY CONFERENCE IN LAS VEGAS! I can’t believe are less than 2 weeks away from the 2015 HR Technology Conference in Las Vegas. We’re knee deep in pre-conference content strategy for #HRTechConf where we’ll bring you the best insights into what you can expect at three different events in Vegas in one week. Yes, three events which are the HR Tech Tank, IAEWS Fall Congress and the HR Technology Conference.

US Bill Would Make Employer Requests for Facebook Access Illegal


States like California, Maryland, and New York have began crafting state legislation protecting job seeker and employee privacy. Protecting Employee Facebook & Social Network Privacy.

Monitoring Employee Behavior in Digital Environments is Rising

Resume Bear

Mr. Walls will be presenting on the threats and opportunities of monitoring users for security intelligence at the upcoming Gartner Security & Risk Management Summits in National Harbor, Maryland in June, in Sydney, Australia in July and in London in September.

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How to Make a Business Case for Hiring Military Veterans #SHRM16


Two hundred thousand military veterans are exiting their lines of service each year according to a Maryland’s Workforce Exchange. This makes for a huge opportunity for employers who are excited to hire and employe military veterans.

Should I make myself younger to compete in job market?

Careers Done Write

We just lost our contract and everyone in our location has been offered the option of moving from California to Maryland or taking severance. Dear Deb: I work for a large aerospace company.

How to Find Hidden Job Leads on the Go

Career Realism

For example, if they are looking for a position in sales in Maryland, they might search on #jobs #maryland #sales. We know you’ve got a busy life – between bringing the kids to soccer practice, cooking dinners, and socializing with friends, who has time to focus on their job search ?

Can My Credit History Impact My Job Search?

Resume Bear

These stares are: California, Connecticut, Hawaii, Illinois, Maryland, Oregon, Washington, and Vermont. Are you looking for a new job? If so you may be wondering “Can my credit history impact my job search?”. While it might seem unfair, more employers are looking at their prospective employees’ credit history. Not only does this have the unfair feel to it, the practice creates a barrier to job seekers that have been unemployed during the economic downturn.

Workers Compensation Bureau and Resources by State


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Download Your 2015 Guide Las Vegas for #HRTechConf & #IAEWSLasVegas


It’s arrived. The most anticipated guide filled with nuggets of wisdom, insights, where to go and what to do in Las Vegas during the HR Technology Conference. It’s sponsored by our friends, Talent Objects. This guide is filled with information about cabbing it in Vegas, shows to see, restaurants to enjoy and what to do when you aren’t at the HR Technology Conference.

Edward Snowden: No Degree, Lied on His Resume, Promptly Hired for 122K a year.

HR Capitalist

Lost in all the noise about background checks disadvantaging entire sectors of society is the fact that background checks are still essential to knock the zombies out of your hiring process. Need proof? Ladies and Gentleman, I give you. Edward Snowden!!

The Original Social Network was Usenet

Resume Bear

Maryland ( Once upon a time, before the days of Facebook, was a series of computer network systems called USENET. Usenet was (more or less) an online forum without frills as all you could do was post text and share files (mostly pictures).

Job Fair Tip: Consider It An Interview

Resume Boutique

Saturday, June 09, 2007 Job Fair Tip: Consider It An Interview By Randi Lewis, Resume Boutique LLC In April 2007, I provided free resume critiques at a law school job fair sponsored by the Maryland Daily Record ( [link] ). Resume Boutique Blog Look your best on paper. Show your best in person.™

Why You Want to Hire SWANs


Before working at GEICO, I was employed by a Bethesda, Maryland-based association that served the finance profession. While there, I wore several hats: compensation analyst, employee relations, HR training and recruiter. Of all the aspects that I was responsible for, I loved recruiting best !

Duke University Study Shows Why People Prefer Dead End Jobs

Water Cooler Wisdom

When I was a child growing up in Maryland, we visited relatives in New York and Philadelphia often. Back in the eighties, the toll booth operator job on the New Jersey turnpike was the national symbol of boredom. I remember sitting at the booth longer than we had to just so that the poor operator could have some human conversation. Albert Camus might have been thinking of the toll booth operator when he wrote The Myth of Sisyphus.

ResumeBear: Kickstarter Funding Projects for College Students

Resume Bear

Eight animation students from the Maryland Institute College of Art are teaming up with eight fifth-grade girls to create this project: a series of animations that help students learn difficult words, times tables, and more.

History of Terminations & Firings Because of Employee Social Media


ACLU sends letter on behalf of employee, Robert Collins inquiring about Maryland Division of Corrections practice of requesting Facebook passwords as part of the employment process. .

The Great Employer/Employee Social Media Passwords Debate


In May, Maryland became the first state to enact a law which prohibits employers from requesting or requiring that applicants or employees disclose their user name or password to personal social media sites – such as Facebook or Twitter.

Learn Everything You Need to Know about Las Vegas & #SHRM15


SHRM15 is literally within a week and if you’ve never been you’re in for a treat! This year we’ve put together another one of our ultimate guides to the conference and Las Vegas. Whether you’re going to SHRM to network or you’re going because it’s a free trip to Vegas (let’s face it, some of you reading this are thinking just that!) we have you covered!

Top 5 Ways To Waste Your LinkedIn Account


Elliot was appointed by the Governor of Maryland to the Workforce Investment Board on which he has served for 3 years addressing issues of policy and training. Learn how to use LinkedIn properly as a job search tool. This is a guest post by Elliot D. Lasson.

Sklover’s Thought for the Work Week

Sklover Working Wisdom

This week’s quote was sent to us by Maddy Bernstein of Upper Marlboro, Maryland, who says her cost-consciousness is laughed about daily in her office. “Misers aren’t fun to live with, but they sure make wonderful ancestors.” ” – David Brenner.

Poor Credit Can Stop Your Career Dead In Its Tracks

Corn on the Job

If you live in California, Colorado, Connecticut, Hawaii, Illinois, Maryland, Nevada, Oregon, Vermont, or Washington, employers are limited or outright prohibited from using your credit report in a hiring decision.

Your Military Resume: Translating Your Experience And Skills

Tim's Strategy

Thanks Maryland National Guard for the photo via Flickr. This is a guest post by Abby Locke. I remember several years ago, when I delivered workshops for transitioning military professionals, that they all had the same challenges with developing an effective resume.

Seven Short Q & A’s on Saturday

Sklover Working Wisdom

Baltimore, Maryland. Question 1: Does a former employee in New York have a legal right to get his monthly and year-end reviews from his former employer? . Valley Stream, New York. The Very Short Answer is “N0.”

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Work With America’s Best Executive Recruiters

Executive Career Brand

10 – Stanton Chase ([link] Baltimore, Maryland. The 250 Top-Ranked Executive Search Firms in America and 8 Tips To Work With Them. When you’re proactively job-hunting, you need to take advantage of every opportunity to advance your job search.

Seven Short Q & A’s on Saturday

Sklover Working Wisdom

Rockville, Maryland. Becky, as of January, 2008, Maryland law was clarified to provide that unused vacation time is a “wage” and must be paid to a departing employee, regardless of the employer’s policy on the subject. If you have any trouble collecting, contact the Maryland DLLR.

how to get money an employer owes you

Ask A Manager

For instance: “The Maryland Wage Payment Law 3-504 states that an employer must give an employee at least one pay period advance notice of any change in wage.”). A reader writes: Can my former employer reduce my pay to minimum wage for hours already worked because I did not give a two-week notice? They cannot. An employer can lower your pay going forward (if they alert you and give you the chance to decline to work at the new rate), but they can’t lower it retroactively.

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Life at the Googleplex

Water Cooler Wisdom

I’ve always been an admirer of Sergey Brin, a Russian Jew like myself who landed in Maryland.    Just a few years older than me, Sergey co-founded one of the largest technology companies in the world: Google.    But what started as a garage project is now a multi-billion dollar global organization employing nearly 20,000, and it has been interesting to see how Google’s culture has evolved.

coworker asks me the same questions over and over, hiding burlesque work at a new job, and more

Ask A Manager

Or “Seattle’s a great city, but moving here showed me that I’m a Marylander through and through.” It’s five answers to five questions. Here we go…. My coworker asks me the same questions over and over. I have a coworker who asks the same questions over and over despite many email communications and verbal conversations already addressing the question. I’ve gotten to the point where I’m frustrated and my tone may come off as aggressive at this point.